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, we decided to ask for a little bit of help. you got it, it's texas, america's top state for business in 2012. it's the third time to the loan star state has taken top honors, you're looking live at texas memorial stadium. let's take a look at why texas is number one. >>> for six years in a row, we kris crossed the country to look for the states that were best for business. and in 2012, nobody does it better than texas. america's top state for business scores 1600 out of 2500 points. the best infrastructure, the third cheapest cost of living. quality of life is 35th, education 26th, and cost of doing business at 28. that may seem surprising in a state with no individual income tax and no corporate tax, but the six and a quarter state sales tax and relatively high profit taxes hurt. the economy in texas improves to the fifth best in the nation which is what rick perry was talking about in his brief run for government. >> there's a reason that caterpillar moved their manufacturing to the state of texas. >> up employment in texas is down to 6.9%. they weathered last year's budget crisis
, there is no fee. >> texas governor rick perry is the latest to reject the affordable care act. they want to stall or stop carrying out the requirements all together, calling it socialized medicine this will bankrupt his state. >> the bottom line is that medicaid is a failed program. to expand this program is not unlike adding 1,000 people to the titanic. >> there is a bottom line question. what does it mean to people who live in states like texas. msnbc's richard louie. >> more than half of the country's states who wanted to stop the affordable care act. even though the land's highest court upheld the law, in addition to the six governor, the brock o brookings institutions said they are refusing to execute the law. governor perry's refusal means 1.4 million people will not for now. on average, a person in this group i was showing you makes from around $3,000 a year up to just under $15,000. these are the poorest living on 26 to 133% of the poverty line and in addition rejecting medicaid, some are rejecting creating their own insurance exchanging, another of the law's requirements. these are desig
this race is going to come down to battleground states -- >> and texas is a loss, i agree with you. >> yeah well exactly. be -- no i -- the other thing i'm thinking -- chris i'm going -- because fox news would run that footage 24-7. he is president of the black people, look at him talking to the black people, and the black people are cheering. >> yeah. i don't know although bill press made the point that there is nothing on the president's schedule, which usually means he is taking a trip to some clandestine place. >> oh. >> he may be making a trip overseas or something. so can't do it. romney says the think he did make inroads with black voters -- >> computer says naaa. >> he said i spoke to a number of african american leaders, even ones that are not in sports. >> he is so tall and black, he must be in sport. >> i spoke with a number of african american leaders after the event, and they say a lot of folks don't want to say they are not going to be voting for barack obama, but that are disappointed, at the end of my speech having a standing ovation was genero
paul and rick perry in the mix, and interesting that both those requests come from texas since that's where the president was campaigning yesterday. mr. obama says he wants to be a pioneer of insourcing rather than the outsourcing pioneer he has lamed romney. the romney camp painted the president as non-american and called things policies foreign and john sununu said the president doesn't understand america. more with bill back int after the break and more in chat. see you there. few others are going. >>it doesn't get anymore real than this. >>occupy! >>we will have class warfare. >>i'm being violated by the health-care system. >>we're patrolling the area looking for guns, drugs, bodies. >>we go in and spend a considerable amount of time getting to know the people and the characters that are actually living these stories. >>the award winning series "vanguard" only on current tv. we know that back to school time means back to school germs. that's why lysol partners with schools all across the country providing resources designed to help teach healthy habits. so make
of the united states postal service located at 133 hare road in crosby, texas, as the army first sergeant david mcnerney post office building. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from new york, ms. buerkle, and the gentleman from virginia, mr. connolly, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from new york. ms. buerkle: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks and include ex -- extraneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. buerkle: thank you, mr. speaker. i would now like to yield as much time as he may consume to my distinguished colleague from the state of texas, sponsor of this legislation, mr. poe. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized. mr. poe: i thank the speaker and i thank the gentlelady from new york for yielding time. mr. speaker, it was the vietnam war. it was march, 1967. 45 years ago. army first sergeant david mcnerne
republicans who have it upside down as he made his case this afternoon in san antonio, texas. >> i don't believe in top down economics. i believe in middle out economics. bottom up economics. i believe in fighting on behalf of working families and giving them opportunity. that's not a democratic idea. that's an american idea. that's what built this country. >> that tit for tat after a week that kicked off with some stellar spin with the romney camp saying that retired retroactively from bain capital and jon stewart for one, he ain't buying it. >> i'm not saying that if you have a time machine, you necessarily have to kill hitler. but this retroactive retirement is the worst use of a time machine i have ever seen. >> or to even lower gas prices, but even as the week threatened to be sucked down the drain of mitt's hot tub time machine, the obama camp released a new ad hinting at romney's lack of tranz pa transparency. >> tax havens, offshore accounts carried interest. mitt romney has used every trick in the book. he admits in the last two years he's paid less than 2% on 43 million i
-election campaign in texas today. in george w. bush's backyard on the day he puts out his economic growth how-to book. you will have a report from barack obama's charge across texas coming up next. [ male announcer ] eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'llever need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the country. join the millions who have a
the democrats are in control. >>> eric holder has a scathing characterization of the texas voter i.d. law, the legality of which will be decided this week in federal court. >> under the proposed law, concealed handgun licenses would be acceptable forms of photo i.d. but student i.d.s would not. many of those without i.d.s would have to travel great distances to get them. and some would struggle to pay for the documents they might need to obtain them. we call those poll taxes. >> the justice department first rejected the law in march deeming it a violation of the voting rights act. the doj says the law could denierly a million mostly hispanic voters a chance to cast their ballot. our friend ari berman writes about the latest developments in this case for the nation. thanks for joining us. >> thanks for having me. >> tell us what the latest is in texas. >> so there's a trial this week in federal court to see whether the texas voter i.d. law does violate the voting rights act. the department of justice said up to 1.4 million voters predominantly hispanic and african-american could be disenfr
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edition of the interview. seriously. and we've got some good news from austin, texas, and portmouth new hampshire. and we're done playing this sound effect. we are done with that. if you do not believe me, go to fred thompson is inherently funny.com. i should said we weren't going to play it again. unsolved case of older sister who goes for the white house. that's still ahead. >>> other than me and susan and catholosim, my girlfriend's family and my family have almost nothing in common. they're in new jersey and new englanwe're from canada and california. they make short ribs, we make pot roast. but there is this one unexpected thing. at at least one time or another we've been devoted jeep families. our families if you added us together, we're probably responsible for something like 15 jeeps over time. particularly jeep cherokees of different sorts. both of our families bought them even back when they were terrible cars. close the door and the frame would rattle and the ventilation would sound like something stuck in there. i used to light susan's jeep on fire all the time just trying t
the justice department will challenge texas' proposed law that would require voters to show identification. last hour on "starting point" we heard from one texas lawmaker who scoffs at claims that minorities are being unfairly targeted. >> what we really want are people eligible to vote. we want them to get to the polls and register to vote. we don't want those who are dead. we want actual real ballots from real people and this law does that. >> joe johns joins us now. what's the core issue before the court today? >> reporter: this is a texas case and the question in court is about ensuring the integrity of the ballot versus making sure voting rights of minorities are protected. it will be determined by your party affiliation. republicans arguing for a long time now that voter fraud is a big problem. we've heard that argument and so something numerous states have enacted laws that require voters to present photo identification though some have been challenged. democrats say a lot of democratic voters especially segments of the african-american and hispanic populations tend to lack the kind
out and bring significant amount of rain to eastern parts of texas as well in towards the tennessee valley and mid-atlantic states. a lot of moisture moving in towards the southeast. it will be a bit gloomy but means that temperatures are really dropping down. look at monday's temperatures. 86 in minneapolis. around the 80's in the great lakes. still a little bit above average but much improved where we've been in the last 30 days. a big pattern shift that will make everybody very, very happy. >> shannon: a welcomed one. thanks very much. >> you bet. >> shannon: a north carolina teen has been in a coma for more than a year and now the hospital is fighting his father to determine who will make his medical decisions. is the hospital overstepping its bounds or doing its duty for a patient? we'll have a fair and balanced debate. the navy turns to biofuel to fuel its green fleet. we'll tell you why next. [ male announcer ] this is anna, her long day teaching the perfect swing begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which
. >> sreenivasan: arguments began today in u.s. district court in washington over whether texas can require voters to show photo identification at polling places. the obama administration blocked the law last year saying it was unfair to minority voters. texas then sued the u.s. government citing political motives. the law is one of several recent disputes over the 1965 voting rights act, which prohibits discriminatory voting practices. the supreme court upheld a similar photo i.d. law in indiana in 2009. nearly 50 years after their plane went down, the remains of six airmen who disappeared during the vietnam war were buried at arlington national cemetery today. the remains were buried in a single casket, after being discovered last year by american and laotion search teams. for decades, family members knew only that the plane sent out a "mayday" signal while flying over laos. all six servicemen were given posthumous promotions by the military. on wall street today, stocks slipped in a light day of trading. the dow jones industrial average lost 36 points to close at 12,736. the nasdaq fell re than
now, states have a ton of leeway to decide who is and who isn't eligible for medicaid. texas, the they only cover adults at 26% of the poverty line. it's $11,170 a year. so you could be a single person making $3,000 a year and you're not poor enough to qualify for medicaid. that's part of the reason texas has the highest uninsured rate in the entire nation. in massachusetts, by contrast, they cover working adults up to 133% of the poverty level. this is due to a former governor whose name rhymed with smit smitt sromney. everyone making up to 133% of the poverty line, they get medicaid automatically. right now, the federal government pays about 57% of medicaid's costs. states pick up the rest. and that's a good enough deal that every single state participates. in the affordable care act for the first three acts, the feds will cover 100% of the difference between wherever the state is now and where the law wants them to go. 100%. after 2020, that drops a bit, but only drops to 90%. for every dollar the state puts in, the feds will put in $9. it's an incredible deal. the less yo
. seriously. and we've got some good news from austin, texas, and portmouthnew hampshire. and we're done playing this sound effect. we are done with that. if you do not believe me, go to fred thompson is inherently funny.com. i should said we weren't going to play it again. yet the house is considering a bill to close thousands of offices, slash service and layoff over 1,000 workers. the postal service is recording financial losses, but not for reasons you might think. the problem ? a burden no other agency or company bears. a 2006 law that drains $5 billion a year from post office revenue while the postal service is forced to overpay billions more into federal accounts. house bill 2309 is not the answer. as her family pulled out of the driveway, this isn't just a teddy bear. it's a step towards normal. it's why allstate catastrophe teams didn't just arrive at these fires with cold water and checks to help the grown-ups start the rebuilding... they also brought thousands of these teddy bears for kids. people come first. everything else is second. [ female announcer ] allstate customers a
arguments in a case aimed at preventing texas from implementing a photo i.d. law that the justice department says could disenfranchise more than one million voters. this came as the obama administration reluctantly agreed to give florida permission to use a federal data base that will enable that state to move forward with a purge of voters who they believe are not registered properly or are noncitizens. a poll released yesterday on that shows that 54% of florida voters support that approach. joy-ann reid, we have talked a lot about voter i.d. we talk about it because it's important, it's a big story, and because it's political, because every voter i.d. law that has passed in the last four years has been a party line republican effort, although there have been some republican governors here and there who have pushed back. what you look at in texas is a little different. the supreme court has said look, you can require a photo i.d. they had that in a case in indiana. that is the current law. what's going on in texas relates more to the history of racism and segregation in voting and basically
't go back to doing it. >> that was the first of four events for the obama re-election campaign in texas today. in george w. bush's backyard on the day he puts out his economic growth how-to book. you will have a report from barack obama's charge across texas coming up next. [ mrs. hutchison ] friday night has always been all fun and games here at the hutchison household. but one dark stormy evening... there were two things i could tell: she needed a good meal and a good family. so we gave her what our other cats love, purina cat chow complete. it's the best because it has something for all of our cats! and after a couple of weeks she was healthy, happy, and definitely part of the family. we're so lucky that lucy picked us. [ female announcer ] purina cat chow complete. always there for you. mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection, and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans and their families is
of four events for the obama re-election campaign in texas today. in george w. bush's backyard on the day he puts out his economic growth how-to book. you will have a report from barack obama's charge across texas coming up next. ♪ uh-huh... uh-huh... uh-huh... ♪ ♪ it kinda makes me miss the days when we ♪ ♪ used to rock the microphone ♪ back when our credit score couldn't get us a micro-loan ♪ ♪ so light it up! ♪ even better than we did before ♪ ♪ yeah prep yourself america we're back for more ♪ ♪ our look is slacker chic and our sound is hardcore ♪ ♪ and we're here to drop a rhyme about free-credit-score ♪ ♪ i'm singing free-credit-score-dot-com ♪ ♪ dot-com narrator: offer applies with enrollment in freecreditscore.com. ♪ something to me ♪ that nobody else could do car insurance companies say they'll save you by switching, you'd have like, a ton of dollars. but how are they saving you those dollars? a lot of companies might answer "um" or, "no comment." then there's esurance. born online, raised by technology, and majors in efficiency. so whatev
to the author of this bill, the gentleman from texas, the man who understands that not knowing should never be an answer, mr. paul. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized. mr. issa: two minutes. the speaker pro tempore: for two minutes. mr. paul: i thank the gentleman for yielding. i rise obviously in strong support of this legislation. i don't know how anybody could be against transparency and they want secrecy, especially when the secrecy is to protect individuals who deal in trillions of dollars, much bigger than what the congress does, and these trillions of dollars bail out all the wealthy , rich people, the banks and the big corporations, international, overseas banks, bailing out europe, dealing with central banks around europe, around europe, and different places. and so say that we should have secrecy and say that it's political to have transparency, well, it's very political when you have a federal reserve that can bail out one company and not another company. that's pretty political. i know when people talk about independence and having this privacy of th
is here to break it all down. martha: police in texas bringing out the big guns in the fight against violent drug cartels. casey stiegel takes a ride on the very dangerous sometimes rio grande patrol. we'll tell you what he found out when we come right back >> you've probably heard a lot about reverse mortgages lately and frankly, it may all seem just a little confusing. and if you're anything like me, you want to have all the facts before you make any big decision. that's why i want to send you this free dvd about reverse mortgages. it'll walk you through the process, from qualification to counseling to closing and also, answer some important questions. what are the costs and how do they compare to a traditional mortgage? how is the government involved? and what is your responsibility after you get your reverse mortgage? the answers are all in this free dvd. a reverse mortgage could be a smart, safe and secure option that could help you pay off your original mortgage, manage your health care costs or just cover your day-to-day expenses. so call this toll-free number and let me send
. one woman was struck by lightning and is in critical condition. two workers were killed in texas when powerful winds toppled a construction crane at the university of texas campus. >> in colorado, firefighters have had their hands full bat line wild fires and now heavy rain is causing a problem near boulder, colorado. the biggest wild fire near colorado springs is now 98% contained. the fire has caused more than $110 million in damage. >> the storms continue to roll through parts of our area. >> quite a scare tonight. >> a positive light in strikes -- a lot of people thought it was an earthquake in upper northwest d.c.. it is strongest -- some of the strong as lightning strikes. it lasted about five or 10 seconds. the skies outside right now are not so bad, mostly cloudy, giving us a bit of a cool them but not before we broke yet another record at brigham national airport. 102 degrees working our fourth day in a row at 100 degrees or better at reagan national. the average is 89 degrees and we actually had below average temperatures in the seven-day outlook. dallas, not qui
victims in a mass shooting was 47. that was at the university of texas back in 1966 were 16 people died. the deadly shooting in u.s. history, just five years ago and not far from here at virginia tech. 32 people were killed. >> the other big story we're following, we will continue to of continuing coverage of the movie theater shooting and have constant updates as new information becomes available on air and on our website at wjla.com. even find the latest pictures and videos. we will have live coverage starting at 5:00. another big story, the storm that crashed through last night. more on the way this afternoon as well as this evening. >> for the latest on that, let's turn to steve. >> more rain out there and mainly to the west of us right now. if you are in the district, arlington, alexandria, you might want to grab your umbrella before you head out the door. looking at heavier rain right now. we do have a flash flood watch the just went into effect. it is going to extend into the evening hours. travel plans if you're heading out toward atlanta, expects some delays. detroit, chicago i
. no word on a motive. least 13 people dead and tadmor heard after iraq in southern texas. the texas highway patrol said all 23 people were crammed into the bed of the cab of one pickup truck when it veered off the highway and crashed into some trees. border patrol agents are helping in the investigation. it's not clear if those in the truck were illegal immigrants. officials are not sure what started the accident. search is underway for a missing man in oxon hill. a silver alert has been issued for 73-year-old leander cooper, last seen dropping his wife off yesterday morning and washington hospital center in northwest d.c. he suffers from dementia and high blood pressure and was last seen driving a 2006 silver city trailblazer with maryland tags. there are new developments in the campaign scandal surrounding d.c. mayor vincent gray. there are reports that his campaign kept an authorized and possibly even illegal database of public housing residents for get-out-the-vote efforts. the washington post reports the database had names addresses and phone numbers of 6000 residents. the d.c. housing
in oklahoma and texas where a terrible drought continues. for us, more showers tomorrow, a most unusual july day. it will stay below 80 degrees. i know you want to hear about it. >> we look the below 80's. tonight's rainfall is the last thing people in parts of the district want to see especially those living in the flood-ravaged bloomingdale section of the district and the clean-up efforts. >> this area, as you know, has flooded badly for a number of years and for the last 10 days three different storms have hit and people are in anticipation of another. this is insane. this has become an all too familiar scene in the bloomingdale neighborhood. >> i never seen this ever in my life. >> when the residents came home 10 days ago they had three inches of water. >> that's not good. should we open the door? >> from the afternoon into the early evening -- residents prepared for the worst. >> packing sandbags. >> hoping to prevent more of this. jeremy has had to tear sheetrock off his walls and caused $10,000 worth of damage and shirley brown said it cost e
news from austin, texas, and portmouth new hampshire. and we're done playing this sound effect. we are done with that. if you do not believe me, go to fred thompson is inherently funny.com. i should said we weren't going to play it again. who saw flames reach her home as her family pulled out of the driveway, this isn't just a teddy bear. it's a step towards normal. it's why allstate catastrophe teams didn't just arrive at these fires with cold water and checks to help the grown-ups start the rebuilding... they also brought thousands of these teddy bears for kids. people come first. everything else is second. [ female announcer ] allstate customers affected by the recent wildfires call 1-800-547-8676. visit a mobile claims office, your agent or allstate.com >>> the mysterious and as yet unsolved case of older sister who goes for the white house. that's still ahead. people have doubts about taking aspirin for pain. but they haven't experienced extra strength bayer advanced aspirin. in fact, in a recent survey, 95% of people who tried it agreed that it relieved their headache fast. v
there in houston, texas. vice president joe biden, someone in the higher levels of the naacp calling joe biden a friend of the naacp. mitt romney, was he a friend to the organization yesterday? >> i think romney unfortunately really set biden up well here. he came there and used the phrase repeal obama care. he signalled disrespect to the president. that's not the way to win votes with this crowd. it felt like they were being used and that was just, i think, he could have done much better. >> what would you have preferred to hear from mitt romney yesterday? >> we wanted to hear what his plan was. how are you going to make it easier for small businesses to grow and flourish? deal with the credit crunch. >> you're fine. keep going. >> what's the one, two, three to deal with jobs. how are you going to create jobs in our community? talk about, for instance, the common ground between the civil rights community and the tea party in states like texas around criminal justice reform? some sort of bridge. he came there and felt like he intended to burn a bridge. that's not good. >> the vice president, i
tomorrow. after fund-raisers in texas last night, the president is well ming the is welco baylor bears to the white house. at first there was a book, then movie, now, an elaborate stage show. the cast ofoined by to train your dragon live spectacular." the u.s. government facing a over the decision to kill a u.s. citizen deemed to be terrorist. >> we have some possible minister andense killeder officials were in a suicide bombing. defense minister and two other officials were killed. brother in law was killed. the families of three u.s. killed in drawn strikes yemen have filed a wrongful lawsuit today with the american civil liberties union. top cia and u.s. military are violating their constitutional rights, they say. of government says that one killed have direct ties to terrorism. imagine your sitting in front computer plane some games when armed men burst in. keep an eye on the right side of your screen. you can see two men trying to rob an internet cafe. the 71-year-old pulls out his own gun and starts shooting. he chases them out the door. old were caught- a short time later. will
. >>> the president campaigns in texas today, mitt romney in pennsylvania. they've been exchanging sharp criticism over jobs. sara mergener is in washington this morning with more. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. that's right, no question, both of the candidates are very much on the attack now. mitt romney on the president's record in the white house and the president not giving up on romney's tenure at a private equity firm. president barack obama was feeling the love while watching the u.s. olympic men's basketball team monday night. he wasn't as friendly to mitt romney. during a campaign event in ohio monday, the president pushed a new study which says romney's tax plans would be bad for america. >> governor romney's economic plan would, in fact, break 800,000 jobs. there's only one problem, the jobs wouldn't be in america. >> reporter: this latest attack is a new spin on an old theme, that romney shipped jobs overseas while still the head of bain capital. romney, who's been trying to beat back the bain attack. >> what does this say about a president whose record is so
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